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English Grammar 101 (T14): Pre-Intermediate - past perfect, reported statements

Pre-intermediate

- Past perfect

- Reported statements


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Lisa _____ me a lift because I _____ the bus.

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I _____ her for everything she _____.

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When I got to the office, I _____ that I _____ to lock the front door.

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After they _____ their work, they ___ home.

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I _____ you at 8.00, but you _____ just _____ out.

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I took my family to Paris last year. I _____ there as a student, so I _____ my way around.

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After I _____ to the news, I _____ to bed.

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He _____ he was at school the day before.

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Sandra _____ Bob that she didn’t see the Taj Mahal.

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Why did you _____ that?

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Could I ______ your pen?

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I’m English. I come from Brighton. In Paris I am a _____.

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I went to a school reunion last week. I __(13)__ very surprised. So
many things __(14)__. They __(15)__ the old gymnasium, and the
library __(16)__. I __(17)__ slowly round the school. Everything
__(18)__ much smaller, although they __(19)__ some impressive new
buildings. I __(20)__ lots of my old schools friends, too, and they
__(21)__ the same either. Some of them __(22)__ to London, and
the most of them __(23)__ married. I __(24)__ to the headmaster for
a while. He __(25)__. He __(26)__ that he __(27)__ every boy who
__(28)__ the school since he __(29)__ working there in 1978. But
when I asked him what my name was, he __(30)__ confess that he
__(31)__ which __(32)__ me realize that I __(33)__ too!
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_____ I had had a bath I went to bed.

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I had read the book _____ I saw the film.

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I ____ to sleep until I _____ my homework.

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As soon as he _____ his driving test, he _____ a car.

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When I _____ the letter, I _____ it away.

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“You can move in immediately.”

She told me I _____ immediately.

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“The people who I looked after are very well.”

She said that the people who she _____ after _____ very well.

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“You’ll have to make up your mind soon.”

She told me I _____ make up my mind soon.

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I didn’t recognize him because he _____ a haircut.

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He always makes me _____.

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She refused _____ for the meal.

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I’ll never forget _____ him for the first time.

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“It’s a quite flat, and the neighbors are nice.”

“Mrs. Deon said it __a quite flat, and the neighbors __ nice.”

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“You look brown. Have you ____ on holiday?”

“Yes, we’ve _____ got back.”

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I live in a house now, but before I _____ in a flat.

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“I need £100 deposit.”

Then she said she _____ £100 deposit.

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I _____ the book back to the library after I _____ reading it.

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